Toddler Lead Guide

Oak Meadow Montessori School | Lawrenceville, GA, United States

Posted Date 5/24/2023

Oak Meadow Montessori School in Lawrenceville, GA is an AMS-accredited school, sitting on over 10 acres, adjacent to a beautiful county park and lake.  We serve children ages 15 months to 12 years old in beautifully appointed classrooms.  Our staff is made up of well-educated, collaborative professionals who help each other in our work serving the needs of our students.

The Oak Meadow Montessori School Lead Guide is a Montessori professional who helps guide the children’s activities spiritually, socially, emotionally, academically, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment.  The guide challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential, in accordance with Montessori philosophy and Oak Meadow Montessori School policies and procedures.

The person selected for this position must be professionally prepared as a Montessori Guide with a MACTE-accredited certification for the age group for which they teach and must have a Bachelors Degree.  They must be able to meet the requirements of the licensing agencies and accrediting bodies governing the school.  This person must be a sensitive and mature individual who is able to relate well to both children and adults. 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Planning, supervising, and implementing the Montessori system of education the all students enrolled in their class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the school.
  • Maintaining awareness of AMS standards and their implementation.
  • Being responsible for the care and maintenance of classroom materials, i.e., maintain an orderly environment, keeping it clean and in like-new condition.  The children are to participate in this responsibility to the level that is appropriate for their developmental stage.
  • Treating all children and adults in the environment with dignity and respect.
  • Helping children become aware of their roles as integral members of their community.
  • Supervising the Classroom Assistant and Special Instructors who may interact with the children.
  • Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.  Follow Classroom Checklist as instructed by the Directors.
  • Attending all staff meetings. 
  • Planning and implementing one staff training meeting each school year, if requested.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other activities of professional growth.
  • Establishing positive liaison with parents of the students.
  • Maintaining current, accurate academic records. 
  • Hold two conferences yearly with parents.  Have on-going communication with parents regarding their child’s specific needs.
  • Having ongoing communications with all parents about the goings on within the classroom.
  • Be responsible, with the help of the Classroom Assistant, for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times.  The children are not to be left unattended under any circumstances.
  • Assisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children.
  • Assisting in public relation events sponsored by the school.
  • Maintaining an accurate inventory of the classroom.
  • Assisting the Director in developing and implementing adult orientation courses and seminars as requested.
  • Maintaining current student attendance records.
  • Notifying the Director immediately of personal difficulties with children, parents, or staff.
  • Protecting the privacy and working atmosphere of the group at all times.
  • Conducting class meetings for parents when appropriate and communicate and cooperate with classroom representatives.
  • Communicating and cooperating with the Director on program changes.
  • Reporting any and all accidents to the Director at once.  Prepare a written report stating time, date, nature of accident, and action taken.
  • Assisting with other projects, programs, and planning as assigned by the Director and/or supervisor.
  • Understanding and practicing the OMMS code of ethics.
Salary45,000.00 - 60,000.00 Annual
Montessori Credential Level
Infant & Toddler (birth - age 3)
Education Required
Some College
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(770) 963-8303

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